Dr. McCoy Would Be Pleased

This thing sounds hella-cool . . . a golf-ball-sized ultrasound device with a handle that would be used to scan for internal injuries and, with a few settings adjustments, to patch them via precise and localized ultrasonic heating of the blood into a seal.

Quite a bit different from what we're used to, as so wonderfully explained circa 2:47 in this gratuitous YouTube clip posting.

"Oh, I'd give a lot to see the hospital. Probably needles . . . sutures . . . oh the pain . . . they had to cut and sew people like garments!"


Anonymous said...

If it can be used on cancer cells, as the article suggests, it might be a better way than lipo to help get rid of a lot of the fat many in this country have to help with the health problems from that. But, I wonder about tightening up the skin, if it'd do it on its own, like when someone looses weight with diet an exercise.

That last 5% mentioned that couldn't be solved by the beam must be pretty substantial then, if they're fixing 95% of them.

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Anonymous said...

I'm more interested in the implications of utilizing this technology with micro surgery... Could you imagine how little we would have to do invasive procedures for a lot of our more common problem?. Indeed, no doubt about it, McCoy would be pleased.